Human Kinetics

A Guide to the Guide

Human Kinetics is the scientific study of the body in motion. It encompasses the psychological, mechanical, and physiological aspects of human motion. The purpose of this guide is to give HKin researchers the resources they need to successfully complete their research.

Use the tabs on the side to access guidance on everything from creating a research question to reading a book efficiently.

Use the links at the bottom of this page to explore the contents of the twin purposes of this guide: research skill building, and resource handling.

Use the search box below if you just want to plunge in and find something on your topic.


This search box is connected to OneSearch, which searches most of the resources available through the library. It doesn't search everything that you'll find through the databases, but it's a great place to start if you're not sure where to begin. Put in a keyword and see where it takes you!


Watch this video on how to search OneSearch if you want to be as efficient and effective with your time as possible.

How to get to the library's catalogue (OneSearch)